• College Counselor

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.


    Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.


    We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

    • Passionate Soul:  Love what you do
    • Open Mind:  Never stop learning and growing
    • Champions Spirit:  Strive for greatness
    • Helpful Heart:  Lift up those around you
    • Absolute Integrity:  Always do the right thing


    Job Title:  College Counselor

    FLSA Status:  Exempt

    EEO Category:  Professionals

    Department:  Academics

    Position Summary:  Responsible for successful college placement of IMG Student Athletes by creating a resource rich, educational, communicative environment with an annual track record of achievement 


    Position Responsibilities

    • Proactively meet with Student Athletes, parents, coaches and/or school, individually and in groups, to talk about and process individual college choices in a highly competitive environment
    • Actively cultivate and maintain a network of colleges and universities to continually expand our collegiate relationships including trends in college placement, higher education, testing and compliance
    • Provide resources so that families can make the best possible choices for their students
    • Create a calendar and schedule college workshops and information sessions including college visits, essay writing workshops and scholarship information sessions
    • Prepare reports and analyzes data on college acceptance statistics and scholarships received by students
    • Maintain detailed senior class records for all students including college application information, scholarships applied, college acceptance and scholarships received
    • Create and maintain a tracking system for students after they graduate from IMG Academy including admission decisions and statistics
    • Partner with internal resources including coaches, registrar, admissions, etc. diligently following up to ensure that our student athletes are on track for successful placement
    • Update and maintain all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
    • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, parents, coaches, teachers and other professionals on a regular basis.
    • Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community promoting a positive environment
    • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
    • Other duties as assigned


    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area or the equivalent experience in related field
    • Knowledge of colleges, academic programs, admissions policies, and financial aid procedures
    • Strong understanding of NCAA and other governing regulations that pertain to student athlete college placement
    • Commitment to educate and inform students and parents about colleges and admissions process
    • Experience with MS office suite
    • Ability to work with international students


    Preferred Skills

    • Strong connections with colleges
    • Master’s degree in relevant subject area
    • Bilingual

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
    • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
    • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required


    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Vetrans and Disabled


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